University of Virginia School of Nursing: Event Calendar http://www.nursing.virginia.edu A Nursing RSS Feed 2008 - 2011 UVa School of Nursing Information Systems lmb7s@virginia.edu (Lee Brunjes) TerminalFour SiteManger http://feedvalidator.org/docs/rss2.html

Global Violence Against Women

Where: Jordan Hall Conference Center
When:March 04, 2012 09:00 AM to March 06, 2012 04:30 PM
Organized By: Nursing Network on Violence Against Women, International
Paula DeViney
(720) 881-6047

The Nursing Network Violence Against Women, International (NNVAWI) is holding its Annual Conference in Charlottesville, Virginia on March 4-6, 2012. This conference provides academic researchers and hands-on health practitioners an invaluable opportunity for the exchange of knowledge, innovation anand cultural context that strengthens intimate partner violence prevention and intervention. NNVAWI Conference Keynote Presenters: Monday, March 5, 2012 Dr TiwariAgnes Tiwari, RN, PhD, FAAN, will speak on "The Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence: What Happens When East Meets West?" Professor Agnes Tiwari is Head of School of Nursing and Assistant Dean (Education) of Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong. Professor Tiwari is internationally recognized for her research on interpersonal violence prevention and intervention, for which she has been selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, and invited by the World Health Organization to be a Member of the Guidelines Development Group for Health Sector Response to Violence Against Women. In addition, she is committed to research-based teaching and her educational research interests include the development and evaluation of nursing students’ critical thinking, outcome-based education, and problem-based learning. Recent awards for her scholarly work include Best of Journal of Nursing Scholarship from the Sigma Theta Tau International, the Teaching Medal from the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Hong Kong, and the Award for Excellence in Research from the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International. Tuesday, March 6, 2012 Dr. Elizabeth Miller will present "Making the Connection: Partner Violence, Reproductive Coercion, and Unintended Pregnancy" Dr. Miller currently holds the positions of Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in teen dating abuse and gender-based violence. Trained in medical anthropology as well as Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Dr. Miller's research has included examination of risk for HIV and sex trafficking among women in Japan. She has participated on a United Nations Expert Workgroup to craft guidelines for health care providers on the care of trafficked persons. In addition, she has conducted research on the impact of teen dating abuse on adolescent health, in particular the relationship between dating abuse and teen pregnancy. She has a particular passion for working with marginalized youth populations, including pregnant-parenting teens, gang-involved youth, youth in foster care, and homeless youth. Join Us for the Preconference on Sunday, March 4, 2012: Prior to the official conference kick-off, NNVAWI's International Preconference Symposium on Global Violence against Women will be held on March 4, 2012. Our Preconference is intended to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration dedicated to anti-violence scholarship and policy change. The Preconference symposium offers an international forum on gender-based violence and women's health, with presentations by Tulia Maria Uribe (Colombia), Natalia V. Lokhmatkina (Russia), Ngaropi Diane Cameron (New Zealand), Mirna Perla (El Salvador) and Roszina Karmaliani (Pakistan). For more information: http://www.nnvawi.org/page.cfm/home

Attached File

Attached File